Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Bottled Water Refund Payout per State

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There are 12 states with bottle deposit refunds. You know, those things where you bring in your bottles and they give you money? Here they are:

California: 5 or 10 cents
Connecticut: 5 cents
Delaware: 5 cents
Hawaii: 5 cents
Iowa: 5 cents, also applies to wine bottles
Maine: 5 cents, also applies to fruit juice and bottled water, 15 cents for some wine bottles
Massachusetts: 5 cents
Michigan: 10 cents
New York: 5 cents
Oregon: 5 cents
Vermont: 5 cents

The northeast seems to have the highest amount of states with a refund policy.

Source: Wikipedia